After praising the writers for an episode in which one of the main characters a chooses to terminate an unintended pregnancy, I was a little disappointed with the ongoing storyline in which her marriage is now in trouble and her husband blames her for “killing my baby.” But in the bigger picture, even this can make sense.
In the season premier of Grey’s Anatomy, a main character has an abortion because she does not want to become a mother. This is good news for reproductive rights when we think of television as both a reflection of current attitudes and means of moving them forward.
How a scene from a popular television show and a new law in Texas patronize women who seek abortions.
One of the midwives on public television is gone. Instead of rolling my eyes at writers’ poor choice of plot development, I’d like to hear from the community what other accessible television and video represents midwives.